Third-party benchmark tool designed to help reduce public health & environmental risks from chemical exposure for health care, retail, investors, and other stakeholders.
Responsible companies are advancing an economy where the production and use of chemicals are healthy for humans, as well as for our global environment and its non-human inhabitants, by adopting and implement the following four guiding principles for safer chemicals.
BizNGO defines pathways to safer chemicals. It all begins with the Principles for Safer Chemicals:
- Know chemicals in products and supply chains
- Disclose chemicals in products and supply chains
- Assess and avoid hazards
- Commit to continuous improvement
- Support public policies and voluntary initiatives
Endorsing organizations now total 80 and include HP, Staples, Construction Specialties and Seventh Generation.
What they're saying…
At Dignity Health we strive to align our purchases with our mission and values. We piloted the beta version of the Guide and found it tremendously helpful in implementing our chemicals policy. We are committed to benchmarking our progress, working with suppliers, and engaging in public policy initiatives that support human health and the environmen
Mary Ellen Leciejewski, Ecology Program Coordinator, Dignity Health
Clean Production Action is delivering the tools we need to create benchmarks for progress to safer chemicals and sustainable materials in a doable and pragmatic way that any business can implement.
Roger McFadden, Vice President and Senior Scientist, Staples, Inc.
The Plastics Scorecard demonstrates the ability of business and environmental health leaders to collaborate for the development of a clear roadmap to producing products with safer chemicals and sustainable plastics.